An application that is accessed online, within a webpage. Since 12.10 Ubuntu is capable of integrating them with Unity desktop.

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Shema missing com.canonical.unity.webapps

My unity tweak tool (ubuntu 15.10) stopped working after the last autoremove. Other articles suggest to run sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-service or sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-common. ...
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How to get back unity webapps to firefox integration?

I can't believe that there was not a question or open issue for this before. I've recently installed ubuntu 14.04 along with my favourite webapps; and I, unfortunately, realised that they're not ...
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License rights on creating WebApps

I'm going to create some webapps for the Ubuntu Touch system. I just started by using the Ubuntu webapp-Creator. My Webapps are based on some .de and .com Homepages, which I am using very often. The ...
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How do I download an app that was created with “quickly release” from “launchpad.net” to a phone?

I made a very basic app and using the command "quickly release" a file "training_16.01.9.tar.gz" on my launchpad.net page appears. I just followed instructions like a lamb to make this happen so I ...
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Can I run Android, Mac or Windows apps on Ubuntu Phone?

My situation is quite special, I like to buy an Ubuntu Phone for more safety and for having an open source OS. But I'm deaf and I need a special app for being able to telephone with a sign-language ...
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How to run Thunderbird in the background?

I want to get instant notifications for new emails and I don't want to install and configure an extra program for that. Thunderbird shows notifications, so does Gmail webapp. But both of them work ...
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Reinstalling the El Pais scope on Ubuntu phone

The other day I was cleaning my Ubuntu phone from apps that had been installed by default and I didn't want. I uninstalled El Pais thinking it was a webapp not related to the scope, which I find way ...
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Installing the Tomcat7 examples webapp on Ubuntu 12.04

I used the sudo apt-get install tomcat7-examples. They were installed in /usr/share/tomcat7-examples/examples directory. Tomcat could not locate them from the URL : 127.0.0.1:8080/examples/ ...
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How do I setup apache to only allow local devices to connect to my website/app?

Hey guys I'm really new to this please forgive me if I butcher all the terminology. I've managed to get a lamp-server running for my small business and have created a small webapp that runs on the ...
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Is there a simple way to add an url as launcher on Ubuntu Touch?

Right now, if one wants to gain quick access to a webpage on Ubuntu Touch devices, the best way is to create a simple webapp, using Ubuntu SDK or w/e. I'm wondering if anyone knows of a way to add an ...
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How can I let Unity WebApps always run in Chromium?

Under Ubuntu 12.10, whenever I visit a new domain in Chromium, a bar appears at the top of the window saying Unity WebApps needs your permission to run. [Always run on this site] [Run this time]. I ...
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How to Remove Webbrowser Without Uninstalling Unity Webapps?

I want to save disk space by removing unwanted applications such as webbrowser(I use firefox). however, after sudo apt-get uninstalling or purging I can't open unity tweak tool, and by reinstalling ...
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Why does “apt-get autoremove” removes packages that are still used by programms?

I mostly install my software via apt-get. From time to time apt-get tells me to use autoremove to install "unused packages". But it removes for example webapps-common which is used by the ubuntu ...
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Webapp installation incomplete in ubuntu touch

I published a little webapp for ubuntu touch: search.ch But for some reason the installation does not complete. You can start the app, but inside the store the app seems not to be installed. In the ...
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Nagios is not showing maps and hosts in web interface

After performing a system reboot, Nagios is not displaying hosts and maps options in the nagios web console. How can this be resolved?
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R/Shiny WebApp logs, running in shell (Ubuntu crontab)

I'm running, using crontab, an R/Shiny WebApp. The crontab expression looks like this: @reboot R -e 'shiny::runApp(...)' | tee /var/log/shiny-server.log I've also tried @reboot R -e ...
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Web IDE that has a Linux compiler?

Is there a web IDE that has a Linux compiler (virtual Linux compiler) with Python support? I've created a Python application that uses GTK and Linux modules such as os.system and gtk. I need to ...
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Converting website into Ubuntu webapp

I have to converted my website into an Ubuntu webapp. I converted using SDK. Now, how to run it without publishing and without SDK on other PC?
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Empty whoami in subshell

I have a webapp (nginx, gunicorn, python) that receives git post hooks and triggers a command line tool (ruby, capistrano). Everything is run via a user named deployer. The command line tool runs very ...
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Can't get Grooveshark WebApp to work

I just upgrade to 12.10 and I was thrill to use WebApps, specially Grooveshark's. So I went to the website, click "Integrate" and... nothing. No icon on my dash, no controls on my sound ...
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Here Maps on Ubuntu touch only displays a blank screen

After using "Here Maps" on Ubuntu touch for a while, the app started to have a problem starting. Instead of showing me the user interface, I was presented with nothing but a white screen and a loading ...
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How to uninstall apps installed through Firefox Marketplace?

In Firefox 35, there is menu called "Apps" that allows to install "firefox apps" through Firefox Marketplace. I installed an app but now I can't find how to remove it! Is there an obvious way that I ...
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How can I change the Google Chrome webapp icon?

So I've got the AskUbuntu chatroom (I'm just using this as an example, I've got other webapps that I've got the same issue with) saved as a "Application Shortcut" in Chromium, and the icon is really ...
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What steps are needed to start angular.js in ubuntu?

I am a newbie in webapp development and Ibuntu. I tried to use yeoman to start angularjs. After I follow 3 step to use yeoman to start angular in this web: ...
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How to get calendar notifications using Microsoft Office 365 webapp?

My company recently made a switch to using Microsoft Office 365. As I am one of the Ubuntu users, I am trying to setup a workflow with its calendar. I want: get reminder notifications for upcoming ...
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Websites turn white in Ubuntu phone browser and webapps

I often experience that websites turn completely blank when using the browser or webapps on my Ubuntu phone. Sometimes it helps to restart the app but not always. Does someone know what is causing ...
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Don't understand how to use sudo chown

I tried to install Angular.js in ubuntu, but I get stuck because I cannot run 'yo angular' because this file is locked and I am not the owner. After I looking for how to solve this problem, I found in ...
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How do I use the “web browser app”?

There is an extra browser in ubuntu 14.04 other than Firefox, "the browser app" which looks like a mobile browser. It also has an earth shaped icon.It is not like a traditional browser. I know we ...
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Ubuntu Touch webapp icon

Why not change my webapp icon for 'ubuntu-touch' after updating? Apparently it is properly updated in the app store, but when I install it, no. I've created the icon following this guide >> ...
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How to uninstall GMail webapp?

I want to uninstall the GMail webapp, and I tried both the ways given in this question, yet still I'm unable to. When I searched the Software Centre for unity-webapps-gmail, I saw that it wasn't ...
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Fogger in Ubuntu 14.04 is not working

I used Fogger in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and it worked great. Recently, I installed 14.04 LTS, and in 14.04 I was unable to install Fogger. I added the ppa from Terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Web Apps - low quality icons

I use Chromium to create web apps - "File - Create Application Shortcut" and it all works great, however the icons of these web apps are awful, super low quality. I changed the icons by right-click ...
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Why cant I install brightness-controller

I have been having problems with adjusting the brightness.....it is at max (when I look at it, it is at max in the settings. By the way, I cant control it at all with the keyboard combination.) I ...
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How can I open an URL with webapp-container on Ubuntu Touch?

I want to access a website using webapp-container on my Ubuntu phone. I've already attempted the answers to this question. But the screen only flashes a little and I get the text below in the terminal ...
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Quick and dirty free tools to design and deploy a simple (and good-looking) event anouncement website?

I am looking for tools on Ubuntu to quickly design and deploy (on a local server) a simple and good-looking event announcement website. I am already running a django-driven apache deployed web app. ...
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Webapp notifications (Ubuntu Phone)

I just published my first Webapp (Flowdock) with the Webbapp generator. Now my question is how to enable notifications sent by this app. Flowdock supports desktop notifications. Is it possible to ...
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Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool

I understand this is very similar to this question and this one, but none of the answers there have worked for me. When trying to install the packages mentioned in those questions, apt-get throws up ...
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Ubuntu Aquaris System Settings > Updates

When I tap the "Updates" in "System Settings" it shows 5 items for updating, BBC Sport, webapp-twitter, Calculator, Tagger and Music. If I tap the "Install 5 updates" button all 5 indicate ...
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How can I change the icon of a unity web app?

I installed the Tumblr web app but the icon looks horrible. I was wondering if there is any way to change it to a nicer looking one. I've tried changing the icon in the .icons folder but it always ...
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Chrome application starter renamed completely

I don't know why, but the application starter of my Google Chrome browser has been renamed to a page, I visited some time back. Can some one help me get the original name back? For details look ...
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Sending SMS from Ubuntu without splitting the message into parts

I know there are a lot of apps that enable sending SMS through PC/Laptop. I've tried a number of them. But my problem is these apps break my message into parts when the messages exceed 160 characters. ...
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How to remove ubuntu touch webapps from app store

Does anyone know how to remove an app I've published for Ubuntu Touch from the app store? It is no longer useful to have it there.
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How to add an toolbar with buttons (by swiping) on web app's?

I want to add the toolbar buttons those you can swipe from the bottom, on my web app. How can I do it? There are some web apps in the store with them, and I would like to put them in my web app as ...
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webapp-container paste password?

I created a few shortcuts to some web-apps using webapp-container. For example: [Desktop Entry] Name=KodiRemote Comment=Kodi Remote Type=Application Icon=/1TB/Seafile/icons/kodi.png ...
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Create desktop apps using Firefox possible?

In Chromium you can go to File > "Create application shortcuts"... This then allows you to add a "webapp" type shortcut to your launcher. Is this possible through Firefox with the same type of ease? ...
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unable to install webapps from firefox in 14.10

I've upgraded to 14.10 and I'm not able to install webapps from Firefox. For example, when I'm on Twitter I've the popup asking me if I want to install it but if I select "install" it does nothing. ...
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How to maximise unity webapps?

Is there a setting to allow unity webapps to run maximised rather than in a window. I'm not talking about the full screen F11 mode, but simply maximised to full. Specifically, my gmail webapp keeps ...
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Alternative of Pipelight for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit

I am trying to use an app which requires unity web player. I tried pipelight but it is not working for me. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit version. Can anyone please give me any suggestion how to ...
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unable to start fedora service from ubuntu

when i tries to start my fedora service using the command " idris@idris-OptiPlex-780:~$ service fedora start" it says that:couldn't read file "database": no such file or directory /etc/inti.d/fedora: ...
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Ubuntu Touch app development [closed]

I would like to try out Ubuntu Touch app development, and I have a few questions that hopefully some of you will be able to answer... I'm intending to use HTML5. - Do applications have to undergo a ...